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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called “honor killings.”
The number of mass killings carried out in the United States in 2019 is one of the biggest ever
As Mexican soldiers stood guard, a mother and two sons were laid to rest in hand-hewn pine coffins in a single grave dug out of the rocky soil Thursday at the first funeral for the victims of a drug cartel ambush that left nine American women and children dead.
A man who has admitted killing four people in what he described as “jihad” has been returned to Seattle to face charges in three of the deaths, after being sentenced to life in prison for a killing in New Jersey
Data show mass killings in the workplace are rare and puzzling
Minor editing. With AP Photos. A small village in eastern Sri Lanka has held likely the first Mass since Catholic leaders closed their churches for fear of more attacks after the Easter suicide bombings that killed over 250 people
A 19-year-old Salvadoran man suspected of being in the country illegally was charged Monday with killing four people in Nevada, including a couple who employed him as a landscaper and he shot to death with a gun he stole from their property, authorities said.
A 19-year-old from El Salvador admitted killing a married couple in Nevada and used a handgun that he said he stole earlier from their Reno home to do it, according to a sheriff’s report obtained Friday by the Associated Press.
The cat mutilations/killings attributed to the same person or persons in Thurston County now total 11, including one found Friday morning. The investigation has so far come up empty despite “hundreds of calls” and a substantial reward.
A German court on Wednesday found the main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi trial guilty over the killing of 10 people – most of them migrants – who were gunned down between 2000 and 2007 in a case that shocked Germany and prompted accusations of institutional racism in the country’s security agencies.
A man has been given a life sentence for killing his former neighbors and hiding their bodies in the woods northeast of Seattle after one of them told authorities he was squatting at the house he sold following a devastating landslide.
The shooting death of a prominent forensic psychiatrist who assisted in high-profile murder cases including serial killings in Phoenix is connected to the killings of two paralegals, said authorities, who were investigating Saturday whether a fourth homicide was also related.
A former Dallas accountant condemned for fatally shooting his two young daughters while their mother listened helplessly on the phone was put to death Thursday night in Texas.
A federal court has rejected a lawsuit by conservation groups contending a federal agency needed to do a new environmental study before being allowed to kill more wolves in Idaho.
Police arrested a man late Tuesday and said they will charge him with murder in a string of killings that have terrorized a neighborhood of Tampa.
An environmental group is suing the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for access to some public records on wolf deaths in the state.
A 16-year-old boy shot and killed his foster mother and two siblings at a home in southwest Oregon, authorities said Wednesday.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday suspended protests intended to press for reforms to Kenya’s electoral commission ahead of the second attempt at a presidential election being held Oct. 26.
Florida executed an inmate Thursday who was convicted of killing two people after a night of drinking decades ago.
Prosecutors plan to retry a man previously convicted of murder in the 1983 beating deaths of a Texas couple, after the Idaho Supreme Court ruled he is entitled to a new trial.